Ice Sculpting Competition

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Downtown Waukesha 
10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Ice Carvers Create Ice Sculptures

Watch carvers sculpt large blocks of ice into works of art!

Judging takes place at 2:00 pm. 

Award Ceremony at 3:00 pm at Guitar 4 Life Cafe.  Carriages will be going from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. 

SecGi2022 Ice Sculpting Winners

First Place "Owls & Birds"
Artist: Edwin Monfero
Sponsor: Chris Janet State Farm Insurance Agency
Location: Guitar for Life

Ice sculpture of an owl and other birds

Second Place "Rising"
Dick Emmerich
Mountaintop Coffee

Ice sculpture of a bird with wings spread

Third Place "Burrow"
Gina Diliberti
Realty Executives

Ice sculpture of a mouse coming out of hole

No. Business Name Address
1. Realty Executives 431 W. Main St.
2. Couri Insurance Agency 379 W. Main St.
3. Magellan's 370 W. Main St.
4. Mountaintop Coffee 363 W. Main St.
5. The Steaming Cup 340 W. Main St.
6. People's Park 337 W. Main St.
7.  Mary Jane's  335 W. Main St.
8. Guitar for Life Cafe (sponsored by The 
Chris Janet State Farm Insurance Agency
279 W. Main St.
9. Burlap and Lace 272 W. Main St.
10. Martha Merrell's 231 W. Main St.
11. VanBier Salon 914 Clinton St.
Map of downtown Waukesha with numbered locations of ice sculptors marked

2021 Ice Sculpting Winners

First Place:

Paul Laabs Love One Another        Waukesha State Bank

First Place

Second Place

: Lynn Darnell Burlap & Lace

Second Place

Third Place

: Mike Lechtenberg People's Park

Third Place

2021 Sculpting Locations Waukesha, WI

Artist Location Name Address
Andy Haas Rochester Deil 143 W. Broadway
Brett Huisman The Rotunda 235 W. Broadway
John Haas Mountain Top Coffee 363 W. Main St.
Kate Fons-Rambo Martha Merrell's  231 W. Main St.
Lynn Darnell Burlap and Lace 272 W. Main St.
Mike Lechtenberg People's Park 337 W. Main St.
Paul Laabs Waukesha State Bank 151 E. Saint Paul Ave.
Neal Vogt Almont Gallery 342 W. Main St.
Paul Szwalkiewicz Guitar for Life Café 279 W. Main St.

2020 Ice Sculpting Winners

First Place -   

Jimmy Dennis       Elephant        Couri Insurance


Second Place -

Gary Richter       Sail Boat        Steaming Cup


Third Place -

Dan Ingebrigtson    Little Boy Cowboy Boot 
                                                                               Taylor's People's Park

Cowboy Boots

2018 Ice Sculpting Winners

First Place -   

Gary Richter.     Ice Dancers     Taylor’s People's Park

Dancing Couples

Second Place -     

Gina Diliberti     Steaming Cup     Meeples (board games) 


Game Pieces

Tied for Third Place

-     Josh Jakubowski.       Rings           Clarke Hotel.

Tied for Third Place Paul Laabs  Olympic Flame/Rings  Couri Insurance